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The EPICentre Presents The Entrepreneurship SpeakHER Series

The EPICentre is hosting, the Entrepreneurship SpeakHER Series, funded by the US Consulate General office in Toronto. The series aims to empower post-secondary students, especially women and women-identifying students, to consider entrepreneurship a potential career path regardless of their fields of study.

By |Wed, Apr 20th, 2022, 1:29PM|News|

Maria Mediratta: From UWindsor student to Successful Artist

Maria Mediratta (she/her) is a 25-year-old freelance artist and educator who has been working in Windsor's Arts & Culture sector for approximately five years. In early March, the Art Gallery of Windsor (AGW) announced that Maria would be one of three emerging artists to participate in the Emerging Artist Residency program generously sponsored by the WindsorEssex Community Foundation.

By |Tue, Apr 12th, 2022, 2:56PM|Arts + Culture, News|

UWindsor food pantry receives generous donation from local union

The University of Windsor’s food pantry has received a donation of $15,000 from CUPE Local 4580.  The food pantry is a service provided by the University of Windsor Students’ Alliance and aims to ‘take a bite' out of food security concerns with food aid assistance. Canned goods, breakfast items, snacks, and personal hygiene items are available to all students at the University.  Madison West, coordinator of the food pantry, said that it “is our firm belief that no student should have to choose between textbooks, tuition, and food.”  CUPE Local 4580 is a labour union representing graduate and teaching assistants

By |Tue, Apr 12th, 2022, 2:27PM|News|

Student-run fundraiser in support of Ukraine

A UWindsor student from Ukraine has organized a fundraiser in support of humanitarian needs on Thursday, April 7. Anna Kashkina is an exchange student from Ukraine and is running the event. Today's event will host a variety of Ukrainian foods and crafts for purchase by donation, including dumplings, cupcakes, jewelry, door hangings, floral head wreaths, sunflower seed packets, and flowerpots, with the proceeds benefiting humanitarian efforts. The event is being held at Canterbury college, at 2500 University Ave. West.

By |Thu, Apr 7th, 2022, 10:46AM|News|

UWSA general elections now in full swing

UWindsor students head to the polls to elect their Undergraduate Student Alliance.  The general elections for the UWSA (the University of Windsor Student Alliance) representing all full-time undergraduate students including the Schulich School of Medicine, the Faculty of Law, and Teachers College- are now underway. According to the Chief Returning Officer (ISC), Ivona Bilbilovska, the elections will remain online for the second year in a row to ensure an equal playing field for everyone.   “As there are only about 60% of students on campus, we don't want any students, whether they're candidates or simply voting, to be at a

By |Wed, Apr 6th, 2022, 1:52PM|News|

We’ve Returned to Campus- but how do UWindsor Students Really Feel?

University of Windsor students started to return to campus this term.   This move came following nearly two years of virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it is not exactly business as usual, as enhanced safety measures are prevalent throughout campus. What may be more obvious, though, is the enthusiasm that many students are feeling about being back.  “I [like] coming to the University and attending class because it’s more interactive,” student Diksha says. “In an online class, the lecture is going on and you’re listening, but there’s no [actual] interaction.”  Feelings of isolation that come along with

By |Tue, Mar 29th, 2022, 3:15PM|News|

UWindsor Editing & Publishing Practicum Gears Up for Poetry Book Launch on April 6

As part of UWindsor’s Editing & Publishing Practicum, a team of 22 students has been hard at work since September editing and marketing two poetry books: Terry Ann Carter’s First I Fold the Mountain: A Love Letter to Books and Christopher Lawrence Menard’s at the end, beginnings. A Memoir in Poems. Both books will be officially launched on April 6 during a poetry event at the KordaZone theater aptly entitled Beginnings: A Night of Poetry.  A Rundown of the Editing & Publishing Practicum In the Editing Practicum (ENGL-4003) and Publishing Practicum (ENGL-4004) at UWindsor, students have a rare opportunity to

By |Tue, Mar 29th, 2022, 1:30PM|Arts + Culture, News|

Standing on a New Stage: What the Windsor Indie Music Scene Can Expect as Capacity Limits Lift

With capacity limits and proof of vaccination requirements lifting across the province, music venues will finally get a much-needed boost of something other than a vaccine.   Under Provincial guidelines, entertainment venues across Ontario including music venues like Caesars Arena, Villans, The Phog lounge and The Meteor will finally be able to book live acts at full capacity again. As dozens of moving pieces within the industry now shift into gear, downtown Windsor  ready to open their doors for the flood of anxious   One of the integral pieces to the reopening of the local music scene is Shawn Vandenberg- the

By |Fri, Mar 25th, 2022, 4:49PM|Arts + Culture, News|

UWindsor to host Inaugural Transnational Moot Court Competition

On March 26th and 27th, 2022, The Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor and The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is hosting the inaugural “Canadian and American Transnational Law Moot”. The Transnational Moot competition is a historic milestone for the Dual JD program, which is the only comparative law program of its kind in North America, where law students can obtain both a Canadian and American JD in only 3 years.  For those who are not familiar, a Moot Court Competition is a co-curricular activity, in which participants take part in oral advocacy in a simulated

By |Thu, Mar 24th, 2022, 1:33PM|News|
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